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    Trees didn't wake up.

    I also experienced a harsh winter with 1/3 of my 20+ trees dying or coming out weakly, including the corky in my avatar. I live in mid Michigan. I did keep my trees in a protected window well over winter where I could watch them and water occasionally. Temps in mid 30's mostly. have followed...
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    Quince die back

    Follow up on the Quince. As you can see its new growth is prolific and healthy. I moved out of heavy sun and it gets morning sun only and I reduced watering to every other day. Hornbeam is still healthy, but Beech will be an antifungal project for after fall drop and again in late spring. I...
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    Quince die back

    I repotted in May 2016. This plant has been repotted every 3 years. I have moved plant to receive only morning sun.
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    Quince die back

    You may be referring to the Beech and not the Hornbeam. But, thank you for the deficiency guide. I've updated my profile too. I'm in 5b zone.
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    Quince die back

    This shot last year when it bloomed and was healthy. This shot today
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    Quince die back

    Judy, please expound.
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    Quince die back

    Thank you all. I am in central Michigan. Soil in this tall pot drains well. Repotted 1 year ago. Raised trunk/roots up 3" to create elevated nebari (photo). Tree in shade by 4 pm. Next to it Korean Hornbeam doing well (photo). Also nearby wild dug American Beech looks like this (same for the...
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    Quince die back

    Shown here is new growth tips on my quince in the first photo. In the second is what the tip will become in 2-3 days. This bonsai usually blooms prolifically, but did not this spring. Has anyone else experienced this and have ideas for a solution?
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